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Universities UK, 2017
This report represents a follow-up study to a March 2016 report, "The Future Growth of Degree Apprenticeships" (ED574134), an assessment of university engagement with the very early stages of the development of degree apprenticeships. This follow-up study draws on an extensive survey of what universities are now doing and plan to do. The…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Academic Degrees, Educational Opportunities, Followup Studies
Universities UK, 2016
Degree apprenticeships provide an exciting development in vocational higher education and a new opportunity for universities. Universities UK (UUK) commissioned CFE Research to identify lessons and key challenges from universities involved to date and make recommendations to help ensure the future successful development of degree apprenticeships.…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Vocational Education, Higher Education, Educational Research
Universities UK, 2016
Universities and other higher education providers deliver and award hundreds of thousands of qualifications. Graduates develop a wide range of different knowledge and skills. Employers recruit graduates, matching the knowledge and skills they have with the requirements of the jobs they have on offer. This publication seeks to identify from…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Qualifications, Employment Potential
Universities UK, 2016
Universities transform lives. Going to university leads to new ways of seeing the world, to new horizons and networks, and to significantly enhanced job opportunities, but not everyone benefits in the same way. Fewer students from socially and economically disadvantaged backgrounds go to university, and when they do they tend not to do as well as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Higher Education, Access to Education
Contracts – Universities UK, 2016
Published in July 2012, "The Concordat to Support Research Integrity" set out five broad commitments to be made by institutions in receipt of public research funding, to help assure the government and the public that UK research meets the highest ethical, legal and professional standards. This progress report explores the impact and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Financial Support, Research, Stakeholders
Universities UK, 2016
Learning analytics provide a set of powerful tools to inform and support learners. They enable institutions and individuals to better understand and predict personal learning needs and performance. Universities already collect vast amounts of data about their student populations, but often this is underutilised. The current "state of the…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Higher Education
Universities UK, 2016
This report provides a snapshot of statistics from academic year 2014-15 related to students at UK higher education institutions and the income and expenditure of these institutions. The statistics reviewed include universities' research activity, student employability, and information on international students and staff. Highlights include: (1)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, College Students, College Applicants
Universities UK, 2016
This report provides an interim update to the Universities UK "Patterns" series, before the publication of the full "Patterns and Trends" publication in spring 2017. It includes updates of the main charts included in the 2015 publication, covering trends in student and staff numbers and finances of the UK higher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Educational Trends, Trend Analysis
Universities UK, 2015
This factsheet, the third in a series on innovation and growth, summarises a recent assessment conducted by Universities UK, HEFCE and the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), exploring the extent to which universities in England are engaging with the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) programme. [For the…
Descriptors: Innovation, Universities, School Involvement, School Business Relationship
Kelly, Ursula; McNicoll, Iain; White, James – Universities UK, 2015
This study provides an analysis of the economic impact of Ulster University and its students on the Northern Ireland economy. With over 26,000 students, Ulster University is Northern Ireland's largest university in terms of student numbers. With its headquarters based at the Coleraine Campus, it has three more campuses in Northern Ireland: the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Campuses, Economic Factors
Kelly, Ursula; McNicoll, Iain; White, James – Universities UK, 2015
This study provides an analysis of the economic impact of Queen's University Belfast and its students on the Northern Ireland economy. Based in the City of Belfast, the university has over 22,500 students. Its turnover of nearly £290 million makes it Northern Ireland's largest university in terms of its financial standing. With origins going back…
Descriptors: Economic Impact, Universities, Employment, Income
Universities UK, 2014
This factsheet, the first in a series on innovation and growth, provides an overview of the benefits of innovation vouchers, and gives some examples of how universities and Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) are including them in their European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) strategies. [For the second factsheet in the series,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Innovation, Educational Change, Partnerships in Education
Universities UK, 2014
This factsheet, the second in a series on innovation and growth, provides an overview of Catapult centres and how universities engage with them, with reference to the recommendations of the second Hauser review into the future of the Catapult network. The factsheet draws on a review of existing literature as well as the perspectives of businesses,…
Descriptors: Innovation, Universities, Partnerships in Education, School Involvement
Universities UK, 2012
This report seeks official endorsement from Universities UK and GuildHE for the Higher Education Achievement Report (HEAR) to be adopted sector-wide for students entering higher education in academic year 2012-13. Following extensive trialling and detailed consideration, the report clearly outlines the HEAR and the additional information it…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Higher Education, Foreign Countries, Achievement Rating
Universities UK, 2012
The concordat to support research integrity sets out five commitments that will provide assurances to government, the wider public and the international community that research in the UK continues to be underpinned by the highest standards of rigour and integrity. Developed in collaboration with the funding and research councils, the Wellcome…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Integrity, Research Administration, Educational Research
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